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genericides.org keeps a list of generic trademarks. We support the list with examples of "generic use" in newspapers worldwide. The entry below is such example.

So bekam Cigarette Boats sein Bad Boy-Image, und das pflegen die Amerikaner bis heute

Involved trademark

Involved news organisation

Date
Is the trademark here used in an expression?
No
In what news organisation did it appear?
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Translation
This is how the cigarette boats got its bad boy image